[PATCH 1/2] vmbus: unregister device_obj->channels_kset

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Nov 28 15:56:05 UTC 2017

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 06:53:32AM -0700, kys at exchange.microsoft.com wrote:
> From: Dexuan Cui <decui at microsoft.com>
> Fixes: c2e5df616e1a ("vmbus: add per-channel sysfs info")
> Without the patch, a device can't be thoroughly destroyed, because
> vmbus_device_register() -> kset_create_and_add() still holds a reference
> to the hv_device's device.kobj.
> Signed-off-by: Dexuan Cui <decui at microsoft.com>
> Cc: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin at microsoft.com>
> Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org

Why is this marked for stable when the patch it "fixes" is in 4.15-rc1?

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